80 Thousand Citizens Received a Coronavirus Vaccination in Syria

12 September، 2021
Damascus, SANA

80 thousand persons till now have received Corona vaccine within the national campaign launched by the Health Ministry on September 5th  that will  last till 16th of the same month  with more than 400 accredited medical centers and mobile teams in all over the Syrian provinces.
After touring a number of accredited vaccination centers in Damascus and Damascus Countryside  ,Health Minister, Hassan al-Ghabbash, said in a statement to SANA that the campaign witnesses large turnout and aims at raising the community awareness regarding the importance of getting the vaccination especially that the attendance was shy at the beginning, referring that the ministry will evaluate the campaign and study  the possibility of its continuity.

Director of  Health Centre of Abu Dhar al-Ghafari ,Hazer al-Miqdad, said that any person aged 18 years and more can get vaccinated except for the pregnant and nursing women and those who have previous  allergic reactions in addition to the persons with serious diseases ,pointing out to the importance of the vaccination as it prevents the severe complications of the virus and reduces the number of those who are admitted to  hospitals.

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Health Ministry: 140 new coronavirus cases recorded, 39 other cases recover, 6 pass away

12 September، 2021
Damascus, SANA

Health Ministry announced on Sunday that 140 coronavirus cases were recorded in Syria, adding that 39 other cases recovered, while 6 passed away.

The Ministry added in a statement that the total number of coronavirus cases reported in Syria has reached 29,498, of which 22,752 have recovered, while 2077 have passed away.

The first coronavirus case was detected in Syria on March 22nd in a person who came from abroad, while the first fatality from the virus was reported on the 29th of the same month.